All at Sea (1935 film)

All at Sea is a 1935 British comedy film directed by Anthony Kimmins and starring Googie Withers, Tyrell Davis and Rex Harrison.[2] Its plot follows a young man who falls in love during a cruise, and takes up a false identity as a famous writer to impress her.

All at Sea
Directed byAnthony Kimmins
Produced byRobert Arthur
Written byCharles Bennett
Ian Hay
Anthony Kimmins
Based onplay All at Sea by Ian Hay[1]
StarringTyrell Davis
Googie Withers
James Carew
Cecily Byrne
Rex Harrison
Dorothy Vernon
CinematographyAlex Bryce
Edited bySam Simmonds
Distributed byFox Film Company (UK)
Release date
  • 10 February 1936 (1936-02-10) (UK)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


When mild mannered Joe (Tyrell Davis) comes into an inheritance, he leaves his job as a clerk, and embarks on a sea cruise. Posing as a successful writer, Joe attracts various attractive women to him on the voyage, but his deceptions start to land him in trouble.


Critical reception

TV Guide called it a "Tepid programmer."[3]


  1. Goble, Alan (1 January 1999). "The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film". Walter de Gruyter via Google Books.
  2. "All at Sea (1935)".
  3. "All At Sea".
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